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Ugly details emerge from David Price, Dennis Eckersley exchange on Red Sox plane

No one likes to be publicly criticized, or worse, havetheir friends publicly criticized. Profe sional athletes are no different. If they hear a critique of a teammate they don’t think is fair they will often tell their ‘haters’ what they think of them.David Price is taking on all ‘haters’ this year and that has been widely noted acro s Tug McGraw Jersey many forms of media. But maybe no incident was as ugly as the one he shared on a Red Sox team plane June 29with NESN analyst Dennis Eckersley.Price reportedly had sharp criticism for the Hall of Famer, who let out a “yuck” when NESN showedEduardo Rodriguez’s subpar pitching statistics from a rehab outing with Double-A Portland.Price later took on Eckersly in the plane before a trip to Toronto.When asked about the incident he claimed he was “standing up for my teammates.Whatever crap I catch for that, I’m fine with it.”He will certainly face criticismafter details of the incident emergedfrom the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughne sy.On the day of the episode, Price was standing near the middle of the team https://www.metsedge.com/new-york-mets/tim-tebow-jersey aircraft, surrounded by fellow players, waiting for Eckersley. When Eckersley approached, on his way to the back of the plane (Sox broadcasters traditionally sit in the rear of the aircraft), a grandstanding Price stood in front of Eckersley and shouted, Here he is the greatest pitcher who ever lived! This game is easy for him!”When a stunned Eckersley tried to speak, Price shot back with, Get the [expletive] out of David Wright Jersey here!”Many players applauded.Eckersley made his way to the back of the plane as players in the middle of the plane started their card games. In the middle of the short flight, Eckersley got up and walked toward the front where Sox bo s Dave Dombrowski was seated. When Eckersley pa sed through the card-playing section in the middle, Price went at him again, shouting, Get the [expletive] out of here!”No apology has come from Price or from Red Sox manager John Farrell to Eckersley, according to reports.

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